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Uvalde gunman bought two AR-15s days after he turned 18

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The gunman in Uvalde, Texas bought two AR-15-style weapons and several hundred rounds of ammunition just last week, within a few days of his 18th birthday. Authorities say he bought the weapons legally: while the minimum age to buy a handgun in the U.S. is 21, the minimum age to buy a long gun is 18 based on a 1968 federal law.

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